Craig Harris/Macon County Times Macon County High sophomore Taylor Ward placed eighth in the 1,600-meter run at the Large Section 3 Championship Meet.

Craig Harris/Macon County Times

Macon County High sophomore Taylor Ward placed eighth in the 1,600-meter run at the Large Section 3 Championship Meet.

CLARKSVILLE -- Macon County High sophomore Taylor Ward placed eighth in the 1,600-meter run at the Large Section 3 Championship Meet, which was held at West Creek High School last Thursday and Friday.

Ward posted a time of 5:51.32.

Page sophomore Leigh Walters won the event in a time of 4:59.65, finishing more than seconds faster than Henry County freshman Dinah Winders.

Ward qualified for the sectional meet by placing fourth in the Section 3 North Sub-Sectional Meet in a time of 5:41.85.